News Flash

Posted on: October 1, 2020

Town of Sahuarita is awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting

Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting to Town of Sahuarita for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR) for the fiscal year e...

Read on...

All Front Page News
Posted on: September 14, 2020

Recorder Sends Applications to Vote by Mail

September 11, 2020

Today, the Pima County Recorder’s Office mailed about 118,000 application forms to voters who usually vote at the polls. The mailer has “Official Election Mail” on the front of it. The deadline to request a ...

Read on...

All Front Page News
Posted on: August 20, 2020

38th Banner - University Medicine El Tour de Tucson has been postponed to 2021

Dear El Tour Cyclists, Teams, Sponsors and Partners:

After carefully monitoring the ongoing public health concerns brought on by the coronavirus pandemic and an abundance of caution for the safety and wellness of our cyclists, volunteers, staff and the com...

Read on...

All Front Page News
Posted on: August 12, 2020

Door-to-Door Visits Begin Nationwide for 2020 Census

AUG. 11, 2020 — This week, the U.S. Census Bureau began following up with households nationwide that have not yet responded to the 2020 Census. Based on the current self-response rate of 63.3%, the Census Bureau estimates it will need t...

Read on...

All Front Page News
Posted on: August 5, 2020

Three Innovative Startups Win Sponsored Launch into the University of Arizona Incubator

The University of Arizona Center for Innovation (UACI) is pleased to announce the winning startups of the UACI Sponsored Launch program fueled by the Town of Sahuarita and Freeport-McMoRan.

“The Freeport-McMoRan Foundation is pleased to partner w...

Read on...

All Front Page News
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Mayor's Proclamation Suspends Sign Code Provisions During COVID-19 Emergency

Mayor Tom Murphy has suspended provisions for temporary signs in Sahuarita due to the COVID-19 emergency. Read the proclamation here.

PROCLAMATION SUSPENDING CERTAIN SIGN CODE PROVISIONS DURING THE COVID-19 EMERGENCY

Read on...

All Front Page News
Posted on: March 26, 2020

TEP, UniSource Pledge $1 Million Assistance and Partnership with Governor Ducey

Tucson Electric Power and UniSource Energy Services will donate a combined $1 million to bill payment assistance and other coronavirus relief efforts in the communities they serve across Arizona. The companies will contribute $500,000 to the COVID-19 Comm...

Read on...

All Front Page News
Posted on: March 4, 2020

PUBLIC NOTICE: Call of Election

PUBLIC NOTICE OF THE TOWN OF SAHUARITA

 

Notice is hereby given that the Town of Sahuarita will hold elections as follows:

*Primary Election: August 4, 2020

General Election: November 3, 2020 (if needed)

Town Council Member seats to be filled: Four, 4...

Read on...

All Front Page News
Posted on: October 1, 2019

Social Media School Threats ARRESTS

The Sahuarita Police Department has spent significant time and resources working with multiple law enforcement agencies, SUSD, and other organizations to investigate what is believed to be two separate, but recent threats directed towards multiple SUSD sc...

Read on...

All Front Page News
Posted on: September 30, 2019

Social Media School Threats UPDATE

The Sahuarita Police Department continues to work with other law enforcement agencies and organizations in our investigation of the online school shooting threat.  Detectives and officers have talked with multiple people associated with this inci...

Read on...

All Front Page News
Posted on: September 30, 2019

Social Media School Threats

From: Lt. Sam Almodova

SPD was notified of an online shooting threat at three different SUSD schools, Sahuarita High school, Walden Grove High school and Anza Trail School. Additional officers have been assigned to those schools. The incident is currently ...

Read on...

All Front Page News

News Flash

ALL NEWS

9 Stories
Posted on: July 25, 2019

Town releases mobile app

Photograph of cell phone in hand with Sahuarita advertisement in background

The Town of Sahuarita is pleased to announce the release of our new mobile app solution.  This new digital tool will provide you with a connection to the local resources, news and information you want and need when on-the-go in our community.

Use ...

Read on...

ALL NEWS
Posted on: July 17, 2020

Remember if you live in Sahuarita you need to license your dog with the Town.

TS-DOG-LICENSING

Town residents must license their dogs online or by mail through PetData, the licensing service provider the Town has contracted with for dog licensing services. Assistance is available at Anamax Recreation Center.

What You Need to License Your Do...

Read on...

ALL NEWS
Posted on: June 24, 2020

The Town of Sahuarita has committed up to $600,000 in one-time funds

TS-BIZ-SAFETY-PROGRAM-SPOTLIGHT

The goal of this program is to provide financial assistance to Sahuarita-based small businesses that have suffered negative economic impact due to the mandatory business closures or due to limited services for the purpose of stemming the spread of COVID-1...

Read on...

ALL NEWS
Posted on: June 16, 2020

Pima County Recorder Sends Applications to Vote by Mail

Pima County - VOTE

June 15 

Today, the Pima County Recorder mailed forms to voters who usually go to polling places to vote. “In this difficult pandemic year, we want to give all voters the option of voting from home,” says F. Ann Rodriguez, Pima...

Read on...

ALL NEWS
Posted on: April 22, 2020

You may qualify for free lead inspection and renovations provided by Pima County

LEAD HAZARD CAUTION TAPE IN FRONT OF WORKERS REMOVING LEAD

The non-profit environmental group Sonora Environmental Research (SERI) is providing a community service funded by Pima County to help qualifying households identify lead threats in older homes. The program, which runs through June, is offered at no cost ...

Read on...

Additional Info... ALL NEWS
Posted on: November 7, 2019

Town Launches New Communications Tool

Sahuarita logo and brand colors depicting hands at a keyboard typing a question.

Do you have a question for town staff or council? Ask us any question, or leave any comment you like, by using our new online question submission tool. We will do our best to answer all questions within 48 hours.

Wanna Know? Ask us.

Read on...

ALL NEWS
Posted on: May 2, 2019

State Law: "Hands Free"

road sign reading "eyes on the road; don't text and drive"

Video Public Service Announcement from Sahuarita Police Department

State of Arizona H.B. 2318

In Arizona, public safety comes first. The signing of a statewide ban on texting and driving enhances the safety of all Arizonans, replaces a patchwork of local or...

Read on...

ALL NEWS
Posted on: December 17, 2018

Sewer Assistance Program

BILL PAY-01

TOWN OF SAHUARITA WASTEWATER UTILITY ASSISTANCE 

The Town has a program to help low-income customers pay their monthly sewer bills.

You may qualify for assistance if you are a Sahuarita resident and are a customer of the Sahuarita Wastewater Utilit...

Read on...

ALL NEWS
Posted on: November 13, 2018

YouTube - Live Stream of Council Meetings

Council Live Stream-01

Stream council meetings live from YouTube.

The town council meeting scheduled for Monday, April 27 will be held by telephone. Interested residents can still tune into the meeting by visiting our YouTube Council Meeting Live Stream.

Members of the T...

Read on...

ALL NEWS

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: August 25, 2020

Low cost internet access and free Wi-Fi resources

Home internet offers ($9.95/month) for low-income/qualified homes: Cox | Comcast

EveryoneOn.org: Find low-cost internet and computers by zip code for qualified homes

Connect Arizona: Arizona free wi-fi map

Read on...

COVID-19 Community Updates

News Flash

Posted on: August 11, 2020

COVID-19 ASSISTANCE: Pima County is offering financial assistance to child care providers up to $10k

Pima County is offering $2 million in a small business assistance grant program to reimburse child care providers for costs associated with reopening and operating safely during the COVID-19 pandemic. The County will provide up to $10K per business owner....

Read on...

COVID-19 Small Business Resources

News Flash

Posted on: August 20, 2020

Local First Arizona Crisis and Contingency Safety Net Fund

Local First Arizona will begin accepting applications this morning for small business grants for certain businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. This includes business entities such as gyms, bars, night clubs, water parks, and others affected by the...

Read on...

COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: August 11, 2020

COVID-19 ASSISTANCE: Pima County is offering financial assistance to child care providers up to $10k

Pima County is offering $2 million in a small business assistance grant program to reimburse child care providers for costs associated with reopening and operating safely during the COVID-19 pandemic. The County will provide up to $10K per business owner....

Read on...

COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: July 23, 2020

Governor Ducey Issues Executive Order To Further Protect Public Health

Governor Ducey Issues Executive Order To Further Protect Public Health

July 23, 2020 - Read Executive Order: 2020-52 - Continuation of Executive Order 2020-43, Slowing the Spread of COVID-19PHOENIX⁠ — Governor Doug Ducey today extended an executi...

Read on...

COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: July 23, 2020

Governor Ducey Announces Additional Dollars, Flexibility and Clarity To Arizona Schools

Governor Ducey Announces Additional Dollars, Flexibility and Clarity To Arizona Schools

Read Executive Order: 2020-51 - Arizona: Open for Learning

PHOENIX — Governor Doug Ducey today announced additional resources, flexibility and clarity...

Read on...

COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: July 22, 2020

Executive Order: 2020-50 - Protecting The Public's Right To Vote

Governor Ducey Issues Executive Order Improving Voting Safety, Staffing

July 22, 2020 (Read Executive Order: 2020-50 - Protecting The Public’s Right To Vote)

PHOENIX⁠ — Governor Doug Ducey today issued an Executive Order to bolster the e...

Read on...

COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: July 16, 2020

Governor Ducey Extends COVID-19 Eviction Protections; Expands Rental Assistance Access

PHOENIX — Governor Doug Ducey today signed an Executive Order extending a moratorium on residential evictions until October 31, 2020, providing continued protections for renters who are facing economic hardship as a result of COVID-19. The order...

Read on...

COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: July 9, 2020

Governor Ducey Announces New Actions To Contain COVID-19

PHOENIX — Governor Doug Ducey today announced additional actions to contain the spread of COVID-19, including the signing of an Executive Order that requires restaurants with indoor seating to operate at less than 50 percent capacity. T...

Read on...

COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: July 9, 2020

Executive Order 2020-48 - Enhanced Surveillance Advisory

Governor Ducey’s order announces new testing initiatives being launched for under-served areas.  Read the Executive Order here: Executive Order 2020-48 - Enhanced Surveillance Advisory

Read on...

COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: July 9, 2020

Executive Order 2020-47 - Reducing the Risk, Slowing the Spread, Limiting Indoor Dining

Governor Ducey’s order declares that every restaurant with indoor seating in the State of Arizona should operate at less than 50% capacity. 

Read the Executive Order here: Executive Order 2020-47 - Reducing the Risk, Slowing the Spread, ...

Read on...

COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: July 9, 2020

ADHS and ASU Announce Partnership to Increase COVID-19 Testing in Arizona

PHOENIX — The Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) and Arizona State University (ASU) announced a new partnership today that will increase COVID-19 diagnostic testing in Arizona. ASU will launch several testing sites that will provide fr...

Read on...

COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: July 9, 2020

Sonora Quest Collaborates with State and Health Care Leaders to Vastly Expand COVID-19 Testing

PHOENIX — Governor Doug Ducey announced today a strategic collaboration with Sonora Quest Laboratories, the market share leader in diagnostics laboratory testing in Arizona, the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) and ...

Read on...

COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: July 8, 2020

$600,000 For Arizona Small Business Support

PHOENIX — Governor Doug Ducey today announced $600,000 to fund the launch of Arizona Small Business Association’s (ASBA) Live Local program, training small businesses to find and navigate resources available during COVID-19, helping th...

Read on...

COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: June 29, 2020

Executive Orders 2020-42, 43 and 44 - Pausing of Arizona's Reopening and Other Protective Meaures

Due to the rapid spread of COVID-19 in Arizona, Governor Doug Ducey today renewed Executive Order 2020-27 from April 9 and put into effect 2020-43 and 44. The combination of orders closes bars, gyms, movie theaters, water parks, and river tubing establish...

Read on...

COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: June 26, 2020

Maskup, Sahuarita! - Anti-mandate, Not Anti-Mask

Maskup, Sahuarita! Anti-mandate, Not Anti-mask

A Message from Mayor Tom Murphy

Please read Mayor Murphy’s statement here.

Read on...

COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: June 25, 2020

The Town of Sahuarita has committed up to $600,000 in one-time funds

The goal of this program is to provide financial assistance to Sahuarita-based small businesses that have suffered negative economic impact due to the mandatory business closures or due to limited services for the purpose of stemming the spread of COVID-1...

Read on...

COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: June 19, 2020

Town Will Not Mandate Face Coverings

SAHUARITA, Ariz. — The Town of Sahuarita continues to ask that residents follow the guidelines of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) in regard to curbing the spread of COVID-19, according to Mayor Tom Murphy. This reminder comes on the heels ...

Read on...

COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: May 14, 2020

Mayoral Proclamation Makes Temporary Modifications to Building and Zoning Requirements

On May 14, Mayor Tom Murphy issued a proclamation to create temporary modifications to building and zoning requirements for restaurants and bars serving food. Murphy noted that these temporary measures have been taken in the interest of public health and ...

Read on...

COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: May 13, 2020

Governor Ducey Announces Next Phase Of Arizona Recovery

Stay At Home Order To Expire On May 15; Replaced By New Guidance For Economic Recovery That Prioritizes Health And Physical Distancing 

Media Release: Guidance for Economic Recovery, Health, and Physical Distancing

Executive Order: Stay Healthy, Re...

Read on...

COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: May 7, 2020

Trico Donates $250,000 to Help Members and Communities Affected by COVID-19 Crisis

Trico Electric Cooperative is committed to helping our Members and the communities we serve as we face the health and economic challenges presented by the COVID-19 emergency.

In partnership with the Trico Foundation and the Trico Electric Charitable Trust,...

Read on...

COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: May 4, 2020

Guidance For Restaurants, Coffee Shops, Barbers And Cosmetologists

Following continued positive data trends, Governor Doug Ducey today announced the next steps Arizona will take to gradually reenergize the economy. The Governor issued an Executive Order allowing cosmetologists and barber shops to resume appointment-based...

Read on...

COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: April 17, 2020

Pima County's Dislocated Worker Hotline Assists in Multiple Ways

The Pima County Dislocated Worker Hotline is serving to help in many other ways than just guidance with Arizona unemployment benefits.

The hotline -- 520-724-5375 – was established March 26 to respond to the unprecedented surge in unemployment du...

Read on...

COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: April 6, 2020

Governor Ducey Issues Executive Order Halting Evictions For Small Businesses And Nonprofits

Governor Doug Ducey today issued an Executive Order halting evictions in the state for small businesses and nonprofits that are unable to pay rent due to financial hardship caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The order also encourages commercial landlords to...

Read on...

COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 30, 2020

“Stay Home, Stay Healthy, Stay Connected”

PHOENIX⁠ — “Stay home, Stay healthy, Stay connected” – that’s what the state is asking of fellow Arizonans in the continued effort to slow the spread of COVID-19.The latest Executive Order issued today by ...

Read on...

COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Town Temporarily Suspends Wastewater Late Fees

Town Temporarily Suspends Wastewater Late Fees

Sahuarita Wastewater Utility is taking proactive steps to support public health and our customers. Our customer service representatives stand ready to help customers affected by this pandemic with payment plan...

Read on...

COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 27, 2020

If you need financial assistance relating to COVID-19

If you need assistance finding food, paying house bills, accessing free childcare, or other essential services, dial 211, search on the homepage of 211Arizona.com or download the 211 Arizona app. 

In response to COVID-19, many organizations have m...

Read on...

COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Mayor's Proclamation Suspends Sign Code Provisions During COVID-19 Emergency

Mayor Tom Murphy has suspended provisions for temporary signs in Sahuarita due to the COVID-19 emergency. Read the proclamation here.

PROCLAMATION SUSPENDING CERTAIN SIGN CODE PROVISIONS DURING THE COVID-19 EMERGENCY

Read on...

COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 26, 2020

TEP, UniSource Pledge $1 Million Assistance and Partnership with Governor Ducey

Tucson Electric Power and UniSource Energy Services will donate a combined $1 million to bill payment assistance and other coronavirus relief efforts in the communities they serve across Arizona. The companies will contribute $500,000 to the COVID-19 Comm...

Read on...

COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 24, 2020

Banner Health COVID-19 Drive Thru Testing

Banner has established four specimen collection sites in Arizona – three in the Phoenix metropolitan area and one in Tucson. If you are concerned that you might have COVID-19, call 1-844-549-1851 and a member of our clinical team will screen you...

Read on...

COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 24, 2020

Sahuarita Parks and Playground Equipment Safety

Playground equipment and surface areas are power washed regularly and our Parks staff are increasing these efforts with safe disinfectants. However, as the COVID-19 virus can live on surfaces for a number of hours, we strongly encourage parents to avoid u...

Read on...

COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 23, 2020

Governor Ducey Prevents Lower-Level Jurisdictions from Closing Essential Services

Governor Ducey issued and executive order today barring lower-level jurisdictions from closing businesses categorized as "essential services." Read the executive order: Executive Order 2020-12

Read on...

COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 23, 2020

Public parks and safety measures

Dear Residents of Sahuarita,

Our public parks are still open and we are happy to see that you are enjoying the beautiful weather outside. We do ask that you enjoy the parks and fields responsibly, and be courteous of others while practicing the recommended...

Read on...

COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 23, 2020

Temporary store closures in Sahuarita

TJ Maxx, Ross, Bealls Outlet and Ashley HomeStore will be temporarily closed until further notice.

COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Governor Ducey Announces Latest COVID-19 Actions

“We remain focused in the state of Arizona on proactively limiting the spread of COVID-19,” said Governor Ducey. “These latest actions are based on the facts and on data, and come after careful consultation with public health...

Read on...

COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 19, 2020

New website launches with updates and information.

TOWN OF SAHUARITA LAUNCHES THE COVID-19 UPDATES AND INFORMATION WEBSITE:

WWW.SAHUARITAAZ.GOV/COVID-19

Read on...

COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 19, 2020

Sahuarita Food Bank is Open with Extended Thursday Hours

From the Sahuarita Food Bank website: In keeping with best practice for preventing the spread of illness, the Sahuarita Food Bank is switching food distribution to a drive-through model to limit person-to-person contact, has cancelled all large events and...

Read on...

COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 19, 2020

Sahuarita Unified School District meal pickup

Sahuarita Unified School District meal pickup

Beginning Monday, SUSD will provide curbside meal service for children ages 1-18 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Pickup is at Wrightson Ridge School in Sahuarita and Sopori Elementary in Amado.

Each meal will include lunc...

Read on...

COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 19, 2020

Tohono O'Odham to Temporarily Suspend Gaming Operations

Desert Diamond Casinos & Entertainment Press Release

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

For Immediate Release

Contact: Treena Parvello, 520-342-2905

Matt Smith, 520-321-1111 TOHONO O’ODHAM NATION TO TEMPORARILY SUSPEND GAMING OPERATIONS Action taken to S...

Read on...

COVID-19 Updates

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: August 11, 2020

Startup Support: BizLaunch

TS-BIZLAUNCH-SPOTLIGHT

What is BizLaunch?

The Town of Sahuarita in partnership with the University of Arizona Center for Innovation (UACI) and Freeport-McMoRan established the BizLaunch program to connect, encourage, and support startups in the community.

What are the benefits of...

Read on...

Economic Development
Posted on: June 24, 2020

The Town of Sahuarita has committed up to $600,000 in one-time funds

TS-BIZ-SAFETY-PROGRAM-SPOTLIGHT

The goal of this program is to provide financial assistance to Sahuarita-based small businesses that have suffered negative economic impact due to the mandatory business closures or due to limited services for the purpose of stemming the spread of COVID-1...

Read on...

Economic Development
Posted on: June 17, 2020

#EatDrinkEnjoyLocal Restaurant Week June 19th to June 28th

ECON-RESTAURANT-WEEK-SPOTLIGHT

We know you missed dining out and eating at your favorite Sahuarita spots. And guess what? Sahuarita restaurants also missed you and are now ready to welcome you in. As our restaurants reopen, they need our support more than ever.

Let’s get toget...

Read on...

Economic Development

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: April 5, 2018

Train Horns: Public Service Announcement

The Town of Sahuarita occasionally receives noise complaints about train horns in our area, though railroads are federally regulated. The aim of train-horn regulations is to assure public safety. The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), in cooperation ...

Read on... Public Works

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: March 15, 2020

Alternatives to in-Person Bill Pay

Customers are encouraged to use alternate options to make sewer payments. Please note, the town does not assess any additional fees for any of the payment options provided here.

Customers are encouraged to use alternate options to make sewer payments. Please note, the town does not assess any additional fees for any of the payment options provided below:InternetTo make a one-time payment: use the Town of Sahuarita’s web...

Read on...

WASTEWATER
Posted on: August 7, 2020

No type of disposable wipe is "flushable" despite the label

Even though some products are advertised as flushable on the label, they do cause problems for our wastewater infrastructure. Unfortunately, these wipes rarely, if ever, biodegrade in our sewer system.

Even though some products are advertised as flushable on the label, they do cause problems for our wastewater infrastructure. Unfortunately, these wipes rarely, if ever, biodegrade in our sewer system.  These wipes collect and inevitably cause cl...

Read on...

WASTEWATER